There has been a mass shooting at the Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida this afternoon.
5 are reported dead and 13 wounded.
I'm at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Shots have been fired. Everyone is running.— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) January 6, 2017
Ari Fleischer, the former White House Press Secretary was present in the airport at the time.
Police have confirmed that the suspect is now in custody. The shooter has been identified as 26 year old Esteban Santiago, of New Jersey.
Donald Trump has tweeted about the incident, sending prayers:
Monitoring the terrible situation in Florida. Just spoke to Governor Scott. Thoughts and prayers for all. Stay safe!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2017
Other celebrity tweets on the tragedy:
Thoughts snd prayers are with everyone in Florida right now. Awful news.— Max Domi (@max_domi) January 6, 2017
🙏🏾 to everyone in South Florida dealing with the most recent episode of senseless violence and terror.— Vontae Davis (@vontaedavis) January 6, 2017
The images out of south Florida are horrible. Praying for the victims, their loved ones, and law enforcement.— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) January 6, 2017